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I am a pretty new user to Affinity Photo. Editing to date has been basic; white balance, levels, etc.  

Attached is the photo being edited. I would like the tree tops, covered in snow, to be a bit whiter so as to stand out some. 

I have not the slightest idea how or if this can be accomplished. 

I have search online for "how to" videos, but have found nothing I think is helpful.

Any help would be appreciated. 

 

Early_Snow.jpg

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Use Layer > New Adjustment Layer > White Balance, the click on the Picker box and select one of the treetops. This will attempt to set the colour of these to white. I did this with your image and got this:

Early_SnowWB.thumb.jpg.593fe8781daba18f164746555cbea3f1.jpg

Not really a great improvement!

John


Windows 10, Affinity Photo 1.8,5 Designer 1.8.5 and Publisher 1.8.5 (mainly Photo), now ex-Adobe CC

CPU: AMD A6-3670. RAM: 16 GB DDR3 @ 666MHz, Graphics: 2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 630

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Maybe a HSL and a Selective colour adjustment might help?

landscape.jpg


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Windows 10 | i5-8500 CPU | Intel UHD 630 Graphics | 8 GB RAM | Latest Retail and Beta versions of complete Affinity range installed

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How about placing a Fill layer with white above the image and then limiting the effect to just the treetops using blend ranges? In this example, I additionally masked out the Fill layer so it only affects the desired parts. As a bonus, I added a blue tint using a Lens Filter adjustment to give the whole scene a colder appearance. It does look unnatural in the foreground because of the bright yellow trees, but this was just a quick example.

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